Statutory sick day extended to workers from first day off work to help contain COVID-19
On Tuesday we reported that ActiveQuote had seen a spike in income protection (IP) enquiries as the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in the UK worsened. This morning it was confirmed that the number of cases in the UK had reached 90. Earlier this week, the Prime Minister announced that people who self-isolate will be granted statutory sick pay (SSP) from the first day - not the fourth - to help contain the spread of COVID-19. This means those receiving SSP would get an extra £40. The BBC...
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